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NCAA academic case hovers over UNC at another Final Four

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham has stopped trying to project when the NCAA case tied to the school's multi-year academic scandal will reach a...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:44

AP PHOTOS: Pulitzer Prize winner Nick Ut reflects on career

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Associated Press photographer Nick Ut is retiring after 51 years of taking pictures from the front lines of the Vietnam War to the red carpets of...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:43

David Friedman sworn in as Trump's US ambassador to Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bankruptcy attorney David Friedman has been sworn in as U.S. envoy to Israel, becoming President Donald Trump's first ambassador to take office. Vice President Mike Pence administered...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:41

The Latest: Muslim runs for California lt. gov

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Muslim immigrant running for California lieutenant governor (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A Pakistani-born doctor who's running for lieutenant governor of California...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:41

Day care provider ticketed after girl tests positive for THC

HICKMAN, Neb. (AP) — A southeastern Nebraska child care provider is in hot water after authorities say a child in her care tested positive for the psychoactive drug in marijuana...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:40

Arkansas governor signs 'sex-selection' abortion ban bill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed a measure that would impose fines and prison time on doctors who perform abortions that are based solely on...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:36

'Get me cars, now!': Radio calls capture chaos at nightclub

CINCINNATI (AP) — Recordings of police officers responding to a nightclub shooting in Cincinnati in which one person was killed and 16 injured illustrate the gravity of the unfolding crisis...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:33

Arkansas board urges rejection of 3rd execution clemency bid

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Wednesday that a murderer's request to be spared from lethal injection be rejected, the third clemency bid knocked down this...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:31

Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging cooperation, the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee said Wednesday they would steer clear of politics in their panel's probe of Russian interference...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:30

First reactions from 'The Fate of the Furious' screening

LAS VEGAS (AP) — "The Fate of the Furious" is in, and it's good according to first reactions to the upcoming film. Universal Pictures surprised CinemaCon audiences on Wednesday with...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:26

No more tears: Restaurant gets praise, scorn for ban on kids

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina restaurant's ban on children 5 and younger is drawing both praise and criticism. Caruso's, described as an upscale Italian restaurant in Mooresville, recently...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:24

The Latest: New York foster father sex abuse trial begins

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on trial of New York foster father accused of sexual abuse (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Opening arguments have begun in the trial of...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:23

Census suggests counting LGBT, then "corrects" and deletes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since "corrected" the proposal to remove the gender and sexuality category. Gay...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:22

Governor cuts servers' tips in half to fight for tip credit

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he slashes tips for restaurant servers and tells them to call their legislators in an effort to persuade lawmakers to restore...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:18

Prep school apologizes for 1970s sexual abuse of students

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey prep school says it's "deeply sorry" for the sexual misconduct against students and other children committed by three faculty members in the...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:13

Michigan Senate OKs $5M sinkhole loan, allots Flint funds

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate on Wednesday approved a $5 million interest-free state loan to help repair a sinkhole in suburban Detroit, narrowly rejecting a call to stick...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:12

Book: Angelina Jolie was drug-tested for 'Tomb Raider'

NEW YORK (AP) — To help shed her early reputation, Angelina Jolie agreed to be drug tested during production of 2001's "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," according to a new book...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:11

Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is joining her father's administration as an official employee. The first daughter announced Wednesday that she will serve as an unpaid employee in the White...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:06

US judge questions government on narrowing travel ban block

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii questioned government attorneys Wednesday who urged him to narrow his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban because suspending the nation's refugee...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 13:58

Judge in sports doctor case says no comments outside court

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge is putting a muzzle on lawyers and witnesses in a sexual assault case against a sports doctor. Lansing-area Judge Rosemarie Aquilina on Wednesday...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 13:52

Person stabbed near popular outdoor shopping, dining plaza

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Someone has been stabbed near a busy outdoor pedestrian shopping and dining plaza popular with locals and tourists in downtown Burlington, Vermont. Police are investigating the...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 13:51

4 dead, 21 injured in Mexico prison riot

MEXICO CITY (AP) — State officials say inmates rioted at a psychiatric and medical block in a prison in northern Mexico, broke into a prison pharmacy and took drugs that...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 13:48

The Latest: Arkansas panel votes against inmate clemency bid

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The Arkansas Parole Board is recommending the governor reject a convicted murderer's request to be spared from...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 13:48

Police: 2-year-old dies after ingesting grandma's methadone

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old Ohio boy has died from ingesting the opiate treatment drug methadone, and his grandmother has been charged with felony child endangering. Police say...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 13:48

US stock indexes close mostly higher; oil up

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Wednesday after a sharp increase in crude oil prices helped drive market-leading gains for energy companies. Banks and other financial stocks declined the most...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 13:46

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